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“Moon Cakes and Their Wooden Molds,” a collection of Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, on exhibit in Wang Center

“Moon Cakes and Their Wooden Molds,” a collection of Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, is the featured “Explore History: Objects from Asia” exhibit in the Charles B. Wang Center. Discover history and culture through objects from Asia! This a corner exhibition in the

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“Marvels & Monsters” Symposium in the News

“Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic Narratives” was presented April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center, and reporters from the Stony Brook Statesman were there: The interesting topics that [Keynote Speaker Dr. Min

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Marvels & Monsters Symposium

University Libraries, the Charles B. Wang Center, and the Center for Korean Studies presents “Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic narratives” on April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center.  The symposium features writers,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Libraries, New and Notable, Social Sciences, Stony Brook University

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, History, Libraries, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference under way

The Association for Asian American Studies is having its annual conference in Seattle April 17- 20, 2013.  The theme of the conference is “The afterlives of empire.”  See conference program for full list of plenary speakers and sessions. For library

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Special Event: “Chinese Food and Herbs: Available, Fresh, Healthy, Natural, and Sustainable”

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. “Chinese Food and Herbs: Available, Fresh, Healthy, Natural, and Sustainable” A lecture by Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, with a food tasting to follow. This talk will explore the terms Available, Fresh, Healthy, Natural, and

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Voting behavior among Asian Americans

Professor Peg Christoff in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies has an article on voting behavior of Asian Americans on the Asia Matters for America site of the East West Center.  The article is a brief analysis of

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South Asian Women’s Creative Collective’s literary festival

November 30-December 1, 2012 in New York City. Storytelling and creative processes have undergone a revolution in the digital age. We dip in and out of different forms of media, borrow from each other every day, and create completely new

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Ronald Takaki recognized for contribution to multicultural society

Ronald Takaki, author of many books on Asian American and American ethnic history, including Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans,was a recipient of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Author Award.  The JCLC, which was

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, South Asian Studies